Our Story

      The Spiders are led by Lead Guitarist and Vocalist, Nick DeStefano. Nick has performed all over North America, from the Stone Pony in New Jersey to the Troubadour in Los Angeles.  He has appeared on MTV in two award winning videos from his previous bands, Faces In The Crowd and Y Fly 2 London. He also appeared on two NJ WDHA-FM Compilation CD’s, that featured groups such as the Smithereens, Glen Burtnick & Joe Lynn Turner. Nick’s Y Fly 2 London’s “Just Say No” EP is still considered a classic.The record featured the late great producer and ex-Scandal keyboardist Benjy King, Donnie Kisselback, from The Alice Cooper Band, James Lewis from Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and the great Miami Horn section, featuring Mark Pender, Stan Harrison, Ed Manion, & Mike Spengler. Nick also signed a publishing deal with Grammy award winning publisher Valentino Music for several of his instrumental recordings. Nick has teamed up with John Henderson on Bass and Nestor Arcelay on Drums, both longtime veterans of the NJ club circuit, this power trio has spent the last few years developing a very loyal following playing mostly classic 80’s hits and other great songs from every decade in rock.  

      Nick currently is also a lead vocalist & guitarist in the bands the Say80thing & Vinyl Countdown

.     The Spiders most recent single & video is the song "Another Mile". This song is about running, heart, resiliency, and the drive in all of us to achieve our goals Recorded at Portrait Recording Studios in Pompton Plains, NJ Engineered by John Ferrara & Mastered by Chris Badami. The Spiders last single "Election Day" peaked at #32 on the charts and was played in heavy rotation on radio stations all over America, including Sirius XM Little Steven's Underground Radio, NJ 105.5 WDHA-FM, NY's The Peak 107.1,& Nj's WRAT 95.9 The Spiders songs are also available  on iTunes, Amazon, & Spotify.